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Holiday Shopping Will Never Be the Same
By: Michael

Holiday Shopping Will Never Be the Same

Don’t Pay to “Win”
By: Amanda

Don’t Pay to “Win”

Your BBB® continues to receive calls almost daily regarding possible “lottery” winnings; unfortunately, we have heard from some individuals who have lost money to thes...

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Open Enrollment Opens Medicare Fraud
By: Michael

Open Enrollment Opens Medicare Fraud

Every year around this time, your BBB gets calls from seniors about entities claiming to be from the government. Each year from...

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IC3 Issues Alert on Fraudulent Websites Posing as Green Dot MoneyPak Customer Support
By: Amanda

IC3 Issues Alert on Fraudulent Websites Posing as Green Dot MoneyPak Customer Support

Every day your BBB® receives calls from consumers with questions about calls they receive from individuals requesting payment by Green Dot MoneyPak cards. The Green Do...

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Another Fraudulent Giftcard
By: Tom

Another Fraudulent Giftcard

This morning I checked my junk box here at the BBB and found the following e-mail:

Date: Fri 1...

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Synthetic ID Theft: Fastest Growing ID Fraud in U.S.
By: Jackie

Synthetic ID Theft: Fastest Growing ID Fraud in U.S.

There is a new type of ID theft in the United States called synthetic ID theft, your BBB has learned. According to a Read More

“Shutting Down A Business”
By: Tom

“Shutting Down A Business”

In the course of handling complaints for consumers, sometimes a consumer’s resolution to a problem is to request the BBB to have an employee dismissed from their posit...

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Look Before You Rent
By: Michael

Look Before You Rent

Your BBB offers many tips for first-time and existing college students. With so many college students renting homes and apartme...

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